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Pandemic drives Toronto's apartment vacancy rate to record high, report says (Mon, 18 Jan 2021)
For Rent A new report says the pandemic drove Toronto's rental apartment vacancy rate to a record high in the fourth quarter of last year.
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Province starts demolition of heritage buildings in West Don Lands despite community backlash (Mon, 18 Jan 2021)
Foundry Demolition The provincial government began demolishing heritage buildings on the West Don Lands downtown on Monday despite backlash from the community. 
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1 man dead, 1 man injured in shooting in Bolton (Mon, 18 Jan 2021)
Rainy River OPP arrest two in connection with counterfeit currency Image 1 One man is dead and another is injured after a shooting in the Town of Caledon on Monday.
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Lowry leads Raptors past Mavs as teams pay tribute on Martin Luther King Day (Mon, 18 Jan 2021)
Mavericks Raptors Basketball Kyle Lowry led the way with 23 points and the Toronto defence came up strong as the Raptors defeated the Dallas Mavericks 116-93 Monday for their third straight win.
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Vaccine clinic set to close 5 days after opening as Toronto sees 892 new COVID-19 cases (Mon, 18 Jan 2021)
MTCC Vaccine Clinic The team leading Toronto's COVID-19 vaccination campaign says it is ready and willing to open immunization clinics across the city as soon as possible, though supply issues have made it hard to say exactly when that process will begin.
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Marner, Tavares fire Maple Leafs past Laine-less Jets in 1st of 10 season meetings (Mon, 18 Jan 2021)
HKN Jets Maple Leafs 20210118 TOPIX John Tavares and Mitch Marner scored in a dominant second period as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Monday.
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O'Toole says he wants to eject Derek Sloan from caucus after donation from white nationalist (Mon, 18 Jan 2021)
CONSERVATIVE LEADERSHIP DEBATE 20200618 Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole says he plans to expel eastern Ontario MP Derek Sloan from the Conservative caucus after news emerged that the backbencher received a leadership campaign donation from a self-described white nationalist.
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Province to open new hospital to ease pressure as Ontario reports 2,578 new COVID-19 cases (Mon, 18 Jan 2021)
COVID-19 STAY AT HOME DAY 1 PARAMEDICS Ontario reported 2,578 additional cases of COVID-19 on Monday, as the number of patients with the illness who required a ventilator to breathe climbed above 300 for the first time since the pandemic began.
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Toronto-area constable pleads not guilty to 14 charges related to corruption probe (Mon, 18 Jan 2021)
York Regional Police cruiser An undercover police officer called in to investigate a Toronto-area constable accused of corruption described Monday arranging for his target to meet another undercover officer who would pose as a drug dealer and informant.
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Ontario seniors 'living in fear' of COVID-19 feel forgotten in vaccine rollout plan (Mon, 18 Jan 2021)
Ketty and Morris Samel Figures from Public Health Ontario show that more than a third of COVID-19 deaths in Ontario are adults 60 and over who aren't in long-term care. Advocates, health experts and seniors in Ontario themselves are calling for older adults in the community to be vaccinated for COVID-19 sooner.
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Toronto is the most populous city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. Toronto is located in Southern Ontario on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario. With over 2.5 million residents, it is the fifth most populous municipality in North America. Toronto is at the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), and is part of a densely populated region in Southern Ontario known as the Golden Horseshoe, which is home to 8.1 million residents and has approximately 25% of Canada's population.  The Toronto metropolitan census area had a population of 5,113,149, and the Greater Toronto Area had a population of 5,555,912 in the 2006 Census.

 

As Canada's economic capital, Toronto is considered a global city and is one of the top financial centres in the world. Toronto's leading economic sectors include finance, business services, telecommunications, aerospace, transportation, media, arts, film, television production, publishing, software production, medical research, education, tourism and sports industries.The Toronto Stock Exchange, the world's seventh largest, is headquartered in the city, along with most of Canada's corporations. They also have an NHL hockey team, called the Toronto Maple Leafs.

 

Toronto's population is cosmopolitan and international, reflecting its role as an important destination for immigrants to Canada. Toronto is one of the world's most diverse cities by percentage of non-native-born residents, as about 49% of the population were born outside of Canada.  Because of the city's low crime rates, clean environment, high standard of living, and friendly attitude to diversity, Toronto is consistently rated as one of the world's most livable cities by the Economist Intelligence Unit and the Mercer Quality of Living Survey.  In addition, Toronto was ranked as the most expensive Canadian city in which to live in 2006.

  Residents of the city are called Torontonians.

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